M 6 in Iran on 25 Aug 2018 22:13 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.663 , 46.2774
Event Date: 25 Aug 2018 22:13 UTC
Exposed Population: 3280000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000ghda
Inserted at: 25 Aug 2018 23:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.9 (Iran)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Iraq= 6.9; Iran= 4.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1 1
us1000ghda Scaled population (vector) 2.48  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1225797 1.1 25 Aug 2018 22:13 6.1M, 10km 7.31 3 million 00:17 NEIC
1225798 0.9 25 Aug 2018 22:13 6.1M, 48km N/A 2.9 million 00:23 EMSC
1225800 1.4 25 Aug 2018 22:13 6.1M, 10km N/A 2.8 million 00:27 EMSC
1225810 1 25 Aug 2018 22:13 6M, 10km 7.11 3.3 million 00:52 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Iran, Islamic Republic of ,of Bakhtaran (population 1,899,338) . The alertlevel for this event is ORANGE

Intensity Population
4200 people
30000 people
140000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1.1 1225797 34.673/46.213 6.1 10 7.31 25 Aug 2018 22:32 00:19 (new episode)
2 1.1 1225810 34.673/46.213 6.1 10 7.31 25 Aug 2018 23:06 00:52 (new episode)
3 1 1225810 34.663/46.277 6 10 7.11 25 Aug 2018 23:11 00:58 (upd of #2)
4 1 1225810 34.663/46.277 6 10 7.11 26 Aug 2018 00:16 02:03 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 2900 people
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 27000 people
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 140000 people
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 1.6 million people
Kordestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 890000 people
As Sulaymaniyah Iraq 1.4 million people
Diyala Iraq 1.3 million people
Ilam Iran, Islamic Republic of 88000 people
Salah ad Din Iraq 45000 people
Lorestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 5100 people
Hamadan Iran, Islamic Republic of 9600 people
Wasit Iraq 2600 people
At Ta'min Iraq 810000 people
Baghdad Iraq <1000 people
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 200000 people
Kordestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 690000 people
As Sulaymaniyah Iraq 590000 people
Diyala Iraq 200000 people
Ilam Iran, Islamic Republic of 440000 people
Salah ad Din Iraq 820000 people
Lorestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 980000 people
Hamadan Iran, Islamic Republic of 1.8 million people
Wasit Iraq 1.1 million people
At Ta'min Iraq 430000 people
Azarbayjan-e Bakhtari Iran, Islamic Republic of 970000 people
Baghdad Iraq 8.7 million people
Arbil Iraq 1.2 million people
Maysan Iraq 850000 people
Zanjan Iran, Islamic Republic of 140000 people
Al Anbar Iraq 460000 people
Azarbayjan-e Khavari Iran, Islamic Republic of 2 million people
Markazi Iran, Islamic Republic of 94000 people
Ninawa Iraq 93000 people
Babil Iraq 1.9 million people
Khuzestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 890000 people
Al Qadisiyah Iraq 1 million people
Dahuk Iraq 24000 people
Karbala' Iraq 640000 people
Dhi Qar Iraq 440000 people
Hakkari Turkey <1000 people
An Najaf Iraq 140000 people
Al Muthanna Iraq 67000 people
Esfahan Iran, Islamic Republic of 12000 people
Gilan Iran, Islamic Republic of 2.3 million people
Chahar Mahall va Bakhtiari Iran, Islamic Republic of 150000 people
Van Turkey 30000 people
Mazandaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 130000 people
Al Hudud ash Shamaliyah Saudi Arabia <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Bimush Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 27 km
Ravansar Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 35 km
Kuzaran Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 35 km
Mirmirah Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 29 km
Gahvareh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 37 km
Shireh Cheqa Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 38 km
Bin Darreh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 39 km
Qal'eh Badri Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 40 km
Karand Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 43 km
Paveh Kermanshah Iran Village4 17000 people 43 km
Pol-e Zohab Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 45 km
Mish Rangin Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 45 km
Do Cheqa Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 52 km
Bavisi Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 53 km
Chengoreh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 53 km
Maran Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 54 km
Palangan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 54 km
Angilise Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 55 km
Nudsheh Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 57 km
Haji Lar Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 59 km
Malkhatabi Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 63 km
Halabjah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 31000 people 63 km
Dartut Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 64 km
Kahfri Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 65 km
Nasrabad Seyyed Asmad Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 65 km
Qasr-e Shirin Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 65 km
Maydan Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 66 km
Eslamabad-e Gharb Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 66 km
Hasanabad Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 66 km
Gilan-e Gharb Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 67 km
Zhivar Kordestan Iran Village5 - 68 km
Gorashala Diyala Iraq Village5 - 73 km
Negel Kordestan Iran Village5 - 73 km
Khurma As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 - 74 km
Dizgaran Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 75 km
Zeyn Ad Din Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 76 km
Korkul Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 77 km
Hashmiz Kordestan Iran Village5 - 77 km
Qal'eh Ji Kordestan Iran Village5 - 77 km
Mashiqeh Ilam Iran Village5 - 79 km
'Aliabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 79 km
Dezli Kordestan Iran Village5 - 79 km
Kermanshah Kermanshah Iran City 710000 people 82 km
Khamesan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 83 km
Zarneh Ilam Iran Village5 - 84 km
Cheqad Kabud Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 84 km
Saiyid Sadiq As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 84 km
Taq-e Bostan Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 84 km
Kivanan Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 86 km
Cheqa Kabud Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 86 km
'Ammeh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 87 km
Kunduleh Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 87 km
Chaulak Ilam Iran Village5 - 88 km
Zarayin As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 89 km
Sola As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 89 km
Tizh Tizh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 89 km
Tolafarush Diyalá Iraq City - 90 km
Qarah Yatakh As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 90 km
Mujash Kordestan Iran Village5 - 91 km
Tepe Garus As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 93 km
Mansur al Kan As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 93 km
Mosammad Qoli Ilam Iran Village5 - 94 km
Shaykh Lankar As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 95 km
Marivan Kordestan Iran City 100000 people 95 km
Darreh Sefid Kordestan Iran Village5 - 97 km
Sanandaj Kordestan Iran City 340000 people 98 km
Arandan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 98 km
Kani Masi Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 101 km
Naft-e Shah Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 102 km
Ma'va Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 102 km
Salavatabad Kordestan Iran Village4 - 103 km
Nanaleh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 103 km
Doosiyeh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 104 km
Sarab-e Harasam Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 104 km
Nawdoman Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 105 km
Hajiabad Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 105 km
Agah Kolyai Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 105 km
Sumar Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 106 km
Chenarah Kordestan Iran Village5 - 107 km
Qara Dagh As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 107 km
Farrash Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 107 km
Panjwin As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 26000 people 108 km
Do Kaneh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 109 km
Bolbanabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 109 km
Energodar Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 109 km
Karkasar Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 109 km
Kani 'Ubayd As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 110 km
Sar Qal'ah Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 111 km
Kareza-i Dilo As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 112 km
Savoji Kordestan Iran Village5 - 113 km
Saranjianeh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 114 km
Buhilab Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 118 km
As Sa'diyah Diyalá Iraq Village4 - 119 km
Juspa Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 119 km
Ali Pinak Kordestan Iran Village5 - 119 km
Kifri Diyalá Iraq Village4 33000 people 120 km
Sonqor Kermanshah Iran Village4 42000 people 121 km
Karreh Chiyeh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 122 km
Mandali Diyalá Iraq Village4 30000 people 122 km
Gizmel-e Pa'in Kordestan Iran Village5 - 125 km
As Sulaymaniyah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 - 125 km
Deh Golan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 125 km
Qarah Tappah Diyala Iraq Village4 - 126 km
Chaman Bowli Ilam Iran Village5 - 103 km
Geleh Jar Ilam Iran Village5 - 107 km
Kali Kali Ilam Iran Village5 - 112 km
Qal'eh Mashkara Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 113 km
Ilam Ilam Iran City 140000 people 114 km
Kani Maran As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 117 km
Qiziljah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 117 km
Bayenchub Kordestan Iran Village5 - 119 km
Bardeh Rasheh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 120 km
Gök Tepe As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 121 km
Charmaga As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 122 km
Maryam Beg As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 123 km
Kalak Ilam Iran Village5 - 125 km
Sar Tang Ilam Iran Village5 - 127 km
Harsin Kermanshah Iran Village4 57000 people 130 km
Baqelabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 130 km
'Emarat Ilam Iran Village5 - 131 km
Kamarabad Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 132 km
Farsikh Hamadan Iran Village5 - 133 km
Sahneh Kermanshah Iran Village4 34000 people 133 km
Shahkale Kordestan Iran Village5 - 134 km
Gankewa As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 134 km
Zagheh-ye-Bala Kordestan Iran Village5 - 135 km
Bahram Bak As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 137 km
Chauga Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 138 km
Chenar Bashi Ilam Iran Village5 - 139 km
Haji Mamadan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 143 km
Chashmeh Deraz Kordestan Iran Village5 - 143 km
Ab Bareh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 144 km
Mowlanabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 145 km
Arkvaz Ilam Iran Village5 - 145 km
Geleh Sur Kordestan Iran Village5 - 146 km
Shaikh Hawaz Salah ad Din Iraq Village5 - 146 km
Deh-e Reqa Kordestan Iran Village5 - 147 km
Qorveh Kordestan Iran Village4 86000 people 150 km
Bara Saiyid Ahmed Lorestan Iran Village5 - 150 km
Ajin Hamadan Iran Village5 - 151 km
Baneh Kordestan Iran City 100000 people 151 km
Qalqanlu Kuchak As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 151 km
Amirabad Ilam Iran Village5 - 151 km
Serishabad Kordestan Iran Village4 - 151 km
Gapelon As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 151 km
Tuz Khurmatu Salah ad Din Iraq Village4 - 152 km
Nesar-e Olya Kordestan Iran Village5 - 153 km
Najafabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 153 km
Ebrahimabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 153 km
Hasan Khan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 154 km
Separ Shahabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 154 km
Khandanqoli Kordestan Iran Village5 - 155 km
Kangavar Kermanshah Iran Village4 55000 people 155 km
Chenaf Hamadan Iran Village5 - 156 km
Kani Sakht Wasit Iraq Village5 - 157 km
Konjan Cham Ilam Iran Village5 - 157 km
Kani Sefid Kordestan Iran Village5 - 157 km
Kolm-e Pa'in Ilam Iran Village5 - 157 km
Alut Kordestan Iran Village5 - 157 km
Kutaban As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 158 km
'Azizabad Lorestan Iran Village5 - 158 km
Gavandak Kordestan Iran Village5 - 158 km
Dom Rastan Lorestan Iran Village5 - 159 km
Bagh Chaleh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 159 km
Shamakh Salah ad Din Iraq Village5 - 160 km
Maekhaneh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 160 km
Takiyah Kakah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 160 km
Chamchamal As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 67000 people 163 km
Zafarabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 164 km
Qadim Khan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 164 km
Baba Gargar Kordestan Iran Village5 - 164 km
Darban Kordestan Iran Village5 - 164 km
Baidawa At Ta'mim Iraq Village5 - 164 km
Shurab-e-Hezareh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 164 km
Saburawa As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 164 km
Gerdeh Kohneh Lorestan Iran Village5 - 165 km
Khakriz Hamadan Iran Village5 - 166 km
Qaba-i-Surkh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 166 km
Malek Shahi Ilam Iran Village5 - 166 km
Pardul Ilam Iran Village5 - 167 km
Qareh Qayeh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 168 km
Zurbatiyah Wasit Iraq Village5 - 168 km
Kamalabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 168 km
Delbaran Kordestan Iran Village5 - 168 km
Chapan 'Olyá Kordestan Iran Village5 - 169 km
Asadabad Hamadan Iran Village4 59000 people 169 km
Vey Nesar Kordestan Iran Village5 - 169 km
Malujeh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 170 km
Daulatyar Kordestan Iran Village5 - 170 km
Oshtoreh Lorestan Iran Village5 - 170 km
Qara Hasan At Ta'mim Iraq Village5 - 171 km
Mehran Ilam Iran Village5 11000 people 172 km
Alla Kabud Kordestan Iran Village4 - 172 km
Dabaj Salah ad Din Iraq Village5 - 173 km
Tawuq At Ta'mim Iraq Village4 - 174 km
Baqerabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 175 km
Sarayjoa Hamadan Iran Village5 - 175 km
Saqqez Kordestan Iran City 150000 people 175 km
Kuh Dasht Lorestan Iran Village4 - 175 km
Yahyawah At Ta'mim Iraq Village5 - 176 km
Hamakasi Hamadan Iran Village5 - 176 km
Surdash As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 177 km
Badrah Wasit Iraq Village5 - 177 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Shahabad Highway Strip 1326 0
Kermanshah KSH 1313 Civ. Paved Yes 11200
Sanandaj SDG 1373 Civ. Paved Yes 8100
Subakhu 76 0
Salum 58 0
Tuz Khurmatu 175 0
Baqubah 41 0
Kirkuk KIK 350 0
Ilam 1385 Civ. Paved Yes 8800
Samarra East 79 0
Balad Southeast 50 0
Khan Bani Sad 37 0
Tal Ashtah New 191 0
K 1 305 0
Hamadan HDM 1747 Civ. Paved Yes 10500
Asim Al Muhammad 40 0
Abdanan 793 0
Shahrokhi Highway Strip 1722 0
Rasheed 32 0
Al Taji 37 0
Hamadan Mil NUJ 1711 Mil. Paved No 14600
Tikrit East 96 0
Khorram Abbad KHD 1125 Civ. Paved Yes 10400
Baghdad Muthenna 34 0
Tikrit South 101 0
Al Fathah 192 0
Qasr Tall Mihl 35 0
Shayka Mazhar 26 0
Baghdad International SDA 34 0
Ubaydah Bin Al Jarrah 20 0
Al Sahra 139 0
An Numaniyah 24 0
Al Iskandariyah New 41 0
K 2 130 0
Erbil Northwest 404 0
Kut Al Hayy East 14 0
Karbala Northeast 37 0
Shaykh Hantush Hwy Strip 23 0
Qalat Sikar 14 0
Dezful DEF 152 Mil. Paved No 12800
Amara New 10 0
Arak AJK 1656 0
Tabriz TBZ 1359 Civ. Paved Yes 12000
Rasht RAS -9 Civ. Paved Yes 10000
Shahre Kord CQD 2043 Civ. Paved Yes 9800

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Derbendikhan Diyala 1961
Gheshlagh Gheshlagh 1983
Hemren Diyala 1983
Dukan Dokan Lesser Zab 1959
Zarineh Rood Zarinerood 1971

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